Monday, February 17, 2020

Pierre Luc Charland

Aside from being a very experienced transplant coordinator in the Houston area, Pierre is also an amazing content creator for our properties. Pierre plays a key role in driving our mission and offering expert insight to the ever evolving world of transplantation.

Stories From This Author:


China has a solution for overcrowded prisons: organ donation

If you live in China and you happen to believe in the wrong religion and have the bad luck of getting caught and put in jail, you have a...

Euthanasia and Organ Transplants

This is a very touchy subject here in America. It seems that nobody wants to address the issue. The physicians are still hesitant to consult palliative care. It could...

Don’t Mess with Medicare: A Lung Transplant Program Learned it the Hard Way

The cow milk of every transplant center is Medicare. This is the insurance company you don’t want to disappoint because if you run a transplant program with bad outcomes,...

Could Pulmonary Fibrosis finally be Treated?

Doctors from the University of Alabama have discovered that the diabetes drug metformin (AKA glucophage in Canada) has been accelerating the reversal of pulmonary fibrosis in mice.  Pulmonary fibrosis...

First Lung Transplant in US Using Ex Vivo Perfusion

The University Of Maryland Medical Center was the first center in the US to perform a lung transplant using ex-vivo perfusion. The procedure is used to make the lungs...

Grandpa Could Become a Living Kidney Donor

It is now proven that people over the age of 70 years old can safely become a living organ donor for kidney transplant.  A study that will come out...